Lotte catcher Yoo Kang-nam returned to the starting lineup after three games.
On the 26th, Lotte will face Kiwoom in the third game of the season at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul.
On this day,안전놀이터 Lotte starts Kim Min-seok (center fielder) Ahn Kwon-soo (left fielder) Jeon Jun-woo (designated hitter) Ahn Chi-hong (1st baseman) Koh Seung-min (right fielder) Roh Jin-hyeok (shortstop) Han Dong-hee (3rd baseman) Yoo Kang-nam (catcher) Park Seung-wook (2nd baseman). The starting pitcher is Strayley.
Yoo Kang-nam was shocked on his right knee by falling while trying to avoid third baseman Dong-hee Han in the process of driving third base runner Hyung-joon Yoon out with a narrow kill when Joo-won Kim grounded third baseman in the 5th inning against NC in the NC game.
He was replaced during the game, and the next day, coach Sutton said, “It looks like he will need to rest for a few days because of swelling. He expects to recover 100% after two or three days off.” Yoo Kang-nam did not play in the game on the 24th, and in the match against NC on the 25th, he came out as a pinch hitter in the 8th inning at the end of the game and went on base with a walk.
When asked about his physical condition prior to the match at Gocheok Dome on the 26th, Yoo Kang-nam said, “It’s okay. There is no problem,” he said, announcing his rapid recovery.
Kang-Nam Yoo signed a 4-year, 8 billion won contract with Lotte after gaining free agent status last winter. As of the 25th, he has a batting average of 2.2 9 Lee, 1 home run and 10 RBIs, but his batting performance is low, but his contribution to stable defense such as pitcher lead is large. He is completely eliminating the catcher’s weakness, which was a problem for Lotte.
On the other hand, Kim Joon-wan (left fielder) Kim Hye-seong (2nd baseman) Lee Jung-hoo (center fielder) Russell (shortstop) Lee Won-seok (designated hitter) Lee Ji-young (catcher) Park Jun-tae (right fielder) Kim Hwi-jib (3rd baseman) Lim Ji-yeol (1st baseman) will be starting. The starting pitcher is Hurado.